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The Kroger Co.
IndexS&P 500 P/E21.93 EPS (ttm)3.48 Insider Own0.50% Shs Outstand491.32M Perf Week-0.65%
Market Cap37.50B Forward P/E17.81 EPS next Y4.29 Insider Trans-8.38% Shs Float466.69M Perf Month5.88%
Income1.72B PEG2.05 EPS next Q1.22 Inst Own78.60% Short Float1.79% Perf Quarter19.49%
Sales108.47B P/S0.35 EPS this Y20.00% Inst Trans-1.66% Short Ratio1.91 Perf Half Y48.53%
Book/sh11.20 P/B6.82 EPS next Y10.61% ROA5.80% Target Price79.87 Perf Year77.18%
Cash/sh0.55 P/C139.93 EPS next 5Y10.68% ROE33.60% 52W Range42.48 - 77.74 Perf YTD19.19%
Dividend0.74 P/FCF36.91 EPS past 5Y99.50% ROI13.10% 52W High-1.81% Beta0.79
Dividend %0.97% Quick Ratio0.30 Sales past 5Y7.20% Gross Margin21.20% 52W Low79.69% ATR1.13
Employees375000 Current Ratio0.80 Sales Q/Q8.50% Oper. Margin2.90% RSI (14)61.72 Volatility1.53% 1.43%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq2.14 EPS Q/Q29.60% Profit Margin1.60% Rel Volume0.57 Prev Close76.09
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.80 EarningsMar 05 BMO Payout19.90% Avg Volume4.38M Price76.33
Recom1.90 SMA202.11% SMA505.95% SMA20030.55% Volume2,495,961 Change0.32%
Mar-19-15Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $80 → $90
Mar-09-15Reiterated Argus Buy $67 → $80
Mar-06-15Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $80 → $82
Mar-06-15Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $75 → $80
Feb-02-15Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $70 → $80
Dec-10-14Reiterated Argus Buy $58 → $67
Dec-05-14Initiated Telsey Advisory Group Outperform $64 → $66
Dec-02-14Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $65 → $70
Nov-26-14Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $57 → $65
Sep-18-14Reiterated Argus Buy $55 → $58
Sep-09-14Reiterated Oppenheimer Outperform $55 → $65
Sep-08-14Reiterated UBS Neutral $53 → $54
Jul-24-14Initiated Prime Executions Buy $56
Jun-23-14Reiterated Argus Buy $49 → $55
Jun-23-14Downgrade Hilliard Lyons Long-term Buy → Neutral
Jun-20-14Reiterated Barclays Equal Weight $40 → $48
Jun-03-14Initiated Oppenheimer Outperform $55
Apr-07-14Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $46 → $50
Mar-11-14Reiterated UBS Neutral $40 → $43
Mar-07-14Reiterated Telsey Advisory Group Not Rated $41 → $48
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Mar-23-15 06:36PM  Why Kroger Was Upgraded to Strong Buy Post-Q4 Results - Analyst Blog
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Mar-19-15 05:31PM  Kroger's 'Customer 1st' Strategy Supports Consistent Growth - Analyst Blog
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10:41AM  Deutsche Bank Says Recent Checks Confirm Kroger's 'Strong Price Positioning'
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Mar-18-15 02:41PM  Kroger, Up 64% in 2014, Can Keep on Climbing at
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03:45PM  The Search for a Hit Food at The Wall Street Journal
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11:58AM  Kroger Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend PR Newswire
11:19AM  Moody's Affirms Four, Upgrades Two and Downgrades One Class of MLMI 1998-C1-CTL at Moody's
09:30AM  Wal-Mart (WMT) Introduces Unique ''Women-Owned'' Logo - Analyst Blog
08:55AM  Looking for Value? Why It Might Be Time to Try The Kroger (KR) - Tale of the Tape
Mar-11-15 02:19PM  Walmarts Earnings Outperform Wall Street: Whats Next?
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01:36PM  Moody's Upgrades Two and Affirms Seven Classes of GSMS 2011-GC3 at Moody's
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11:27AM  Kroger (KR) Hits 52-Week High on Impressive Q4 Earnings - Analyst Blog Zacks
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10:54AM  Why Kroger is America's most underrated grocery store Business Insider
10:10AM  Company News for March 06, 2015 - Corporate Summary Zacks
09:04AM  The Kroger (KR) Looks Good: Stock Adds 6.7% in Session - Tale of the Tape Zacks
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Mar-05-15 06:13PM  Cramer: This X factor is ignored in your portfolio at CNBC +6.69%
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05:39PM  Kroger Co. (The) -- Moody's: Kroger's strong fourth quarter results demonstrate continued gains in market share at Moody's
05:11PM  WSJ Market Wrap: March 5, 2015 at MarketWatch
04:10PM  Stocks End Slightly Higher Morningstar
02:38PM  Kroger Q4 Earnings Beat on Higher Sales, Gives Upbeat View - Analyst Blog Zacks
01:36PM  Kroger Shares Up On Q4 Beat, Solid EPS Outlook at Investor's Business Daily
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11:01AM  Supermarkets soar, the economy's obesity problem and a jobs preview Yahoo Finance
10:54AM  Kroger tops Street 4Q forecasts AP
10:48AM  Kroger beats Street 4Q forecasts AP
10:44AM  Stocks Open Quietly Higher; Drugmakers Rally On AbbVie Deal at Investor's Business Daily
10:23AM  Kroger gains on higher profit; AbbVie slides on merger news at MarketWatch
10:13AM  Kroger (KR) Stock Is Up Today on Earnings Beat at TheStreet
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10:00AM  Kroger forecast beats, helped by mergers, fuel margins Reuters
09:55AM  Here's how Kroger earnings surprised analysts at
09:26AM  Kroger Profit Rises 23% at The Wall Street Journal
08:58AM  Kroger shares rise after profit, outlook top estimates at MarketWatch
08:57AM  Kroger Quarterly Earnings Top Estimates as Same-Store Sales Jump at Bloomberg
08:53AM  Supermarket operator Kroger's profit rises 23 pct Reuters
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09:53AM  What to Expect When Kroger (KR) Reports Earnings Results on Thursday at TheStreet
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The Kroger Co., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer worldwide. The company also manufactures and processes food for sale in its supermarkets. It operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores. The company's combination food and drug stores offer natural food and organic sections, pharmacies, general merchandise, pet centers, fresh seafood, and organic produce; multi-department stores provide general merchandise items comprising apparel, home fashion and furnishings, electronics, automotive products, toys, and fine jewelry; and price impact warehouse stores provide grocery, and health and beauty care items, as well as meat, dairy, baked goods, and fresh produce items. Its marketplace stores include full-service grocery, pharmacy and health, and beauty departments, as well as perishable and general merchandise, such as apparel, home goods, and toys. The company operates supermarkets and multi-department stores under two dozen banners, including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, Harris Teeter, Jay C, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs, and Smith's. As of February 1, 2014, it operated 2,640 supermarkets and multi-department stores, of these stores 1,240 had fuel centers; and 320 fine jewelry stores, as well as operated 786 convenience stores either directly or through franchisees. The company was founded in 1883 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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